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Boys Don't Cry

Written by Malorie Blackman

Key Stage 3 Key Stage 4 General Fiction

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How the actions of the past impact most unexpectedly on your future - beautifully told, page turning

Shortlisted for the prestigious Sheffield Children's Book Award 2011

Best-selling author Malorie Blackman has an exceptional ability to see the world from a teenager’s angle. With his stellar A-level results in his hand, Dante has a great future mapped out for himself. But then his ex-girl friend turns up and Dante finds that he is… a dad! Blackman uses her trade mark of twin voices as Dante and his brother Adam unravel the stories from their pasts, their intense feelings for each other and their growing love for the baby. A deeply moving and convincing story which never descends into sentimentality.

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Boys Don't Cry Synopsis

This is the explosively page-turning new novel for teenagers from the author of the award-winning Noughts and Crosses sequence. You're about to receive your A-level results and then a future of university and journalism awaits. But the day they're due to arrive your old girlfriend Kendra turns up unexpectedly ...with a baby ...You assume Kendra's helping a friend, until she nips out to buy some essentials, leaving you literally holding the baby ...Malorie's dramatic new novel will keep you on the edge of your seat right to the final page.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780552548625
Publication date: 28th April 2011
Author: Malorie Blackman
Publisher: Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 320 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
Topics: General Fiction

About Malorie Blackman

A World Book Day Author 2019 | Children's Laureate 2013-2015 Malorie Blackman has written over sixty books for children and young adults. Many of her books have also been adapted for stage and television, including a BAFTA-award-winning BBC production of Pig-Heart Boy and a Pilot Theatre stage adaptation by Sabrina Mahfouz of Noughts & Crosses. There is also a major BBC production of Noughts & Crosses, with Roc Nation (JayZ's entertainment company) curating and releasing the soundtrack as executive music producer. In 2008 Malorie received an OBE for her services to children's literature, and between 2013 and 2015 she was the Children's Laureate. ...

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